Tag Archives: Anderson County TN

A ‘pearl rush’ grips Clinch River residents

“From about 1895 to 1936 Tennessee was one of the nation’s six leading states in marketing pearls,” announces the historical marker on Market St. in Clinton, TN. “Clinton was listed as one of three Tennessee towns known as centers of the pearling industry.” Clinton sits astride the Clinch River, which in the late 19th and […]

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One-room schoolhouse

It’s September; time to head back to school. Here’s the Tater Valley Schoolhouse, active 1850-1950, moved from Tater Valley in Anderson County, TN to the Museum of Appalachia. Furnished in the manner of an early mountain school with wooden pews and a lectern. Happy Labor Day! Tater+Valley+TN one+room+schoolhouse Anderson+County+TN appalachia appalachian+history appalachian+mountains+history Tweet Send to […]

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